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diffusion of innovation

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The spreading of innovations round the economy, and between countries. This may proceed by simple copying of an innovation, possibly under licence, or by modifying and adapting an innovative idea to apply it to related problems elsewhere in the economy. Diffusion of innovations between countries also occurs through foreign direct investment.

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